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Meaning and name origin

Averil \a-ve-ril\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Averil), is pronounced AY-vril. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Averil is "boar battle". From the source phrase eofor hild with connotations of a ferocious fighter. Everild was a seventh-century saint. See also Avril.

Averil has 8 variant forms: Avaril, Averhilda, Averilda, Averill, Averilla, Everil, Everilda and Everhilda.

For more information, see also the related girl name April.

There is 1 masculine form of Averil: Eberhard.


Averil is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Averil and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are April (#406) and Avril. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of April in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of April, Avril outside U.S.

Similar Names

Averil is also pronounced similarly to Averel, Averell, Averyl and Averyll. Other suggested similar baby names are Abril, Aipril, Averi, Averie, Avriel and Avrill. Like Averil, these names are not commonly used.